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Feb 27, 2013 10:30am PST
history, and founding director of the martin luther king, jr., research and educational institute at stanford university. during 2009, he also served as the king distinguished professor at morehouse college and the first executive director of that institution's king collection. (applause) >> thank you. during his undergraduate years at ucla he participated in civil rights and anti-war protests and many of his subsequent writings reflects his experiences by stressing the importance of grassroots political activity in the african-american freedom struggle. his first book, end struggle snick and the black awakening of the 1960s remains a definitive history of student nonviolent coordinating committee, one of the most dynamic and innovative civil rights organizations of our time. he served as senior advisor for a 14-part award winning public television series on civil rights entitled "eyes on the prize." i know we all remember that. (applause) >> his recent, his recent publication, the book, martin's dream: my journey and the legacy of martin luther king, jr., a memoir about his transiti
Feb 5, 2013 1:30pm PST
-- yesterday congresswoman barbara lee talked about dr. martin luther king and his dream and some of the issues that we were dealing with over 40 years ago are some of the same issues that we are dealing with today. and i'm so honored to have dr. claiborne carson here today to talk to us about some of those issues. he is unmatched in terms of his expertise about dr. king and has made sure that his dream and his words and the education that we have from dr. king stays alive for generations to come. so, this is truly an amazing event today. dr. king in 1967 asked, where do we go from here? and today we're still asking that same question. where do we go from here? well, we still have people suffering in our community, people in the african-american community. where do we go from here when we have lost numbers of african americans in san francisco? where do we go from here? well, i'll tell you where we go from here. (applause) >> we change policy of the city. we change policy, and we start to be progressive, truly progressive about the policies we push to make african americans feel welcomed
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
, in the caribbean sea. it's us, the kratt brothers. i'm chris. and i'm martin. most fish spend the beginning of their lives drifting out there on the open ocean, floating around as tiny, microscopic fish together in a mass called plankton. they live that way until they're ready to leave the plankton. that's when they head to one of the most remarkable habitats on earth-- the coral reef. martin: and the coral reef has more different kinds of creatures living on it than any other habitat in the ocean. let's see how many creatures we can find in one minute down there. ♪ chris: a moray eel! our first reef creature. these guys are ambush predators with a powerful bite. and look at that cool, twisty swimming style. martin: over there. boxfish. these guys are slow, but not many other fish eat them because their skin is poisonous. three. parrotfish. chris: four. a cowfish. martin: five. soldier fish. chris: six. tobacco fish. martin: ah! there are way too many to count. all different shapes and colors, the reef is alive with life. ooh, a blowfish! chris: i love these little guys. they're
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am EST
kratts ♪ hey, i'm chris. and i'm martin. together we're the kratt brothers. but tonight we're the bat brothers. because we're out looking for bats. maybe we can find one sleeping in its day roost. chris, how about this? an abandoned mine. whoa. martin: come on. let's gear up for a bat cave expedition. oh, yeah. never enter a cave or abandoned mine unless you have years of caving experience. whoa! what an awesome cave. (bats squeaking) shh, chris. listen. squeaking. ah, little brown bats. chris: oh, this bat's starting to wake up. you can tell because he's doing the wake-up shiver where he gets his muscles going, warms up his body and then he'll fly. little brown bats are so tiny. they're less than half the size of a mouse. where are you going, buddy? getting ready to fly? there he goes. chris: oh, imagine if we could hang out with these little brown bats wherever they go and do whatever they do. imagine if we could fly like bats and had all their awesome bat powers. what if? what if? ♪ on adventure with the coolest creatures ♪ ♪ from the oceans to the trees ♪ ♪ the broth
Feb 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
is over and we hope to find that out within the next few minutes, martin. >> gabe, earlier today i heard you reporting of certain activity in the air above the scene of what was happening. can you tell us about that? >> reporter: sure. well, there was aerial surveillance going on. now, these negotiators have been on the scene since last week. we know the fbi took over the investigation last week, and we know that they've been trying to figure out kind of the layout of dykes' property. now, the aerial surveillance, when an fbi team comes in like this, they obviously have different methods that they use to get a clearer picture of what exactly is going on. we were able to confirm with a federal law enforcement official that the small aerial aircraft that we've been seeing kind of circling the property in the morning, that that was a surveillance aircraft. so that's what we've been seeing the last few days, and again police have been very tight-lipped and haven't said exactly what they have been finding or what the location -- or what the layout of dykes' property has been. >> gabe gu
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
suspect and shot defending the other children on the bus. >> reporter: that's exactly right, martin. he's been hailed as a hero by this community. his funeral was yesterday. spoke of him as being a hero for getting in front of the suspect and for taking a bullet and giving his life essentially for these children. he protected more than 20 kids who were on this bus, and charles poland, jr. according to his family was also a veteran. he loved -- he was -- his hobby was being an auto mechanic and really it was amazing to see this community come together and call this man a hero for what he did. we spoke with his son and daughter last week and they were just torn apart and his daughter told me that, you know, people are calling him a hero, but he's been a hero all her life. so they have been remembering him for the past few days. yesterday was his funeral, and this community has been really shocked about what happened here. >> okay. well, we are awaiting a press conference. we know that the hostage standoff has come to an end. when were you alerted to matters being resolved from where you're
Feb 21, 2013 11:35pm EST
parenting advice for steve martin. there is a really long pause. you know he's got so much to say. >> don't do it. >> plus jesse jackson, jr. stole campaign money and blew it on a fur cape, a mounted elk head and a used michael jackson fedora. >> bad decision. >> great decision making on what he bought. >> coming up, we got diane cannon. >> how long do you wait before  >> attention "tmz" viewers do you love "tmz" so much you want to wear it on your body? before you get that painful tattoo, check out the "tmz" store. we've got everything like shirts and hats and beanies and more shirts. got a cold dog, then you're a horrible owner so get him a dog hoodie. love to drink coffee, then pick up a hat. >> want to be like harvey? no. well you can still buy a sippy cup any way. come to "tmz" where our motto is all major credit cards accepted. >> you're looking at the most hated man in u.s. politics. a man who stole almost a million bucks from his campaign and blew it on -- well really cool stuff. jesse jackson, jr. and this video is about to get awe
Feb 10, 2013 11:15pm EST
. coming up, another doozey of off the wall. how did dave martin and wisdom martin fair in their super bowl predictions? [ male announcer ] want to make a great car interior? stop looking at car interiors. get inspired by other stuff. yep. yep. ok. sure. why not? woah. touchscreens. put that in your dash. now, luxury stuff. make your seats like that. that thing has wifi, why doesn't your car? you can't do that. ignore that guy. give it wifi. yes! make it fit 5 people. no, 5 actual sized people. give them leg room, good. destroy boring car interiors forever. and that's how you do it. easy. ♪ >>> off the wall, dave martin and wisdom martin. >> before we get started, how were your of bowl picks? >> what state are you from? where you from? >> what difference does that make? >> i have a question. >> you had the ravens. >> you had the 49ers. >> okay, i have a surprise for you. i have a surprise four. >> what's the surprise? knife ravens fans that's going to deal with you. >> what is going on? what is going on? >> congratulations. >> you better get your ravens and broncos, you bet against t
Feb 22, 2013 8:00pm EST
week a story in clayborne carson and his latest "martin's dream" my journey and the legacy of martin luther king, jr.. in it he reveals his journey from teenage civil rights activist to being present at the 1963 march on washington to editor of martin luther king jr. 's papers. he includes encounters with many leaders and organizers in the civil rights movement including ella baker, the dorothy carmichael and the king family. it's about an hour. >> host: dr. carson thanks for joining me on "after words." >> guest: it's my pleasure. >> host: europe but "martin's dream" is a memoir and a history book. in the book you talk about your personal journey and you are very candid about your life and you also cover new insights as a historian to the life and legacy of dr. martin luther king, jr.. what prompted you to write the book this way? guess go well i wanted to write something to market 50th anniversary and i realized that this was 50 years of my life and it was king's legacy and his life coincides with my coming-of-age. so part of it was to do those two tasks. i felt that i -- my life h
Feb 22, 2013 10:00pm EST
, that was the essence of the movement, that is the essence of martin luther king day. it starts with something that is a great inspiration george wallace is exactly the opposite of that. take charge of your fears and resentment and adopt a fair and balanced attitude towards the possibilities of democracy. [inaudible] in that sense, i think that it is what ought to be a great and optimistic sense and serious prh an economy that has been stripped of its industrial base and facing international competition. we have environmental problems, just as problems, all of these things in the bond that we can create. that is the essence of patriotism they were figuring out ways to set in motion these freedoms that strengthen everyone and increase the economy and the ties that bind and a convert to be able to sit here tonight. we need to be able to do it again, and in order to do that, we have to have a better sense. because our history is not just about where we sat in the steel. our history is about our future and what tools we will use to build strength across the alliance. it is not often that
Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
care law. michael: it's one year since the killing of trayvon martin. at "the young turks" will stand our ground at keeping this story front and center. >> we don't expect trayvon to be the top story every day but he's definitely the top story in our life. michael: there is a guy in texas right now handing guns out giving guns away. houston, we have a problem. >> we are going to offer all residents that live within that area, if they can pass a background check and take our safety legal and tactical training course, four free shotguns. michael: ladies and gentlemen it's "the young turks." it's go time. ♪ theme ♪ >> shock of shocks! in his budget address today giving the state budget to the legislators and people of new jersey governor chris christie has said yes to obamacare. they're not going to fight it. here is the governor. >> it's simple. we're putting people first which is why after considerable discussion and research, i have decided to participate in medicaid expansion under the affordable care act. we have an opportunity to insure that even greater number of people in new
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am EST
brothers. i'm chris. i'm martin. and we're in search of one of the smartest creatures in the ocean. so smart, they even have their very own special language of clicks, whistles, and body postures. do you know who we're talking about? dolphins! spotted dolphins! martin: it's a group of wild spotted dolphins. they're bow-riding, having a great time. let's get a closer look! all right. chris: wow, there must be about 30 in this group. hey! they're coming right up to us and swimming with us! they're so curious! these intelligent creatures are as curious about us as we are of them. martin: two young ones, and they really want to play. just like human kids, young dolphins are really playful. (dolphins clicking) did you hear that? when we go under, listen for those clicks and whistles. that's the dolphins communicating, talking to each other. come on. (dolphins squeaking and clicking) it's a whole language of clicks and whistles mixed with different body postures that scientists are still trying to unravel and understand. chris: i wish we could understand what they were saying. are they t
Feb 21, 2013 6:30pm EST
up, rod stewart and we asked him do you have any parenting advice for steve martin. there is a really long pause. you know he's got so much to say. >> don't do it. >> plus jesse jackson, jr. stole campaign money and blew it on a fur cape, a mounted elk head and a used michael jackson fedora. >> bad decision. >> great decision making on what he bought. >> coming up, we got diane cannon. >> how long do you wait before >> attention "tmz" viewers do you love "tmz" so much you want to wear it on your body? before you get that painful tattoo, check out the "tmz" store. we've got everything like shirts and hats and beanies and more shirts. got a cold dog, then you're a horrible owner so get him a dog hoodie. love to drink coffee, then pick up a hat. >> want to be like harvey? no. well you can still buy a sippy cup any way. come to "tmz" where our motto is all major credit cards accepted. >> you're looking at the most hated man in u.s. politics. a man who stole almost a million bucks from his campaign and blew it on -- well really cool stuff. jesse jackson, jr. and this video is ab
Feb 3, 2013 5:00am PST
swrer. we on a little out burst today about what is going on at martin luther king school and this board has covered up criminal activity from the staff of the school. he makes a joke about psychological testing and pearson to evaluate the students here in san francisco. pearson is under investigation for corruption in new york state and will be investigateed in california for corruption because you're spending more time on testing than taking care of the students particularly here at martin luther king. additionally this superintendent and the board is aware of the ongoing situation at martin luther king and the superintendent said there was no cover up and slander going on but the whistle blower said the principal laid on a student and injured as a result that was set up in a scheme to be fired by this management. they spent thousands of dollars of public money to fire him and the arbitrator could not go along with the lies and slanders against toby cane and rejected it and said he should be brought back to work. that is a victory for san francisco and the students at martin luth
Feb 26, 2013 9:00am EST
martin, artist, activist chuck dee joins to us talk about his new project "beyond trayvon." you're live in the "cnn newsroom." and good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. we begin this morning with what's being called the deadliest hot air balloon accident in the world in at least 20 years. 14 tourists killed today when a balloon exploded in the southern egyptian city of luxor. it's the site of some of egypt's most famous ruins. these were shot just before the explosion. rez reza sayah joins us this morning. >> reporter: this hot air balloon dropped 1,000 feet, the empire state building is a little more than 1,200 feet so this was a lengthy drop, officials say at least 19 people were killed, this incident happening in the city of luxor in southern egypt, the site of some of the most famous ancient ruins. officials saying 21 people were on board, almost all of them with the exception of the pilot were tourists, among them hong kong nationals, japanese nationals, british, the french. the operator of this hot air balloon was sky cruise. obviously there's goin
Feb 26, 2013 5:00am EST
the case. >>> today marks one year -- one year, can you believe it, since trayvon martin was shot and killed in a case that caught nationwide attention. we're going to hear from martin's mother. that's coming up. >>> plus, how "argo"'s oscar win can mean money for the real life americans held hostage in iran. oh! progress-oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your progress-oh! story on facebook. with an advanced degree inoking education from capellalp them university, full potential. you'll be better equipped to deal with today's issues and make an even greater impact. let's get started at ♪ let's face it. everyone has their own way of doing things. at university of phoenix we know learning is no different. so we offer personalized tools and support, that let our students tackle the challenge of going back to school, like they do anything else... their way. >>> welcome back to "early start." it was one year ago today that trayvon martin was shot to death in f
Feb 6, 2013 3:00am EST
shot trayvon martin. also he helped save gabby giffords. what daniel hernandez thinks of guns in america. >> having more guns does not solve the problem. >> my exclusive with a woman who grew up a scientologist, how she says she escaped. this is piers morgan tonight. >>> good evening. gun advocates have been telling me for months that i don't know what it is like to shoot a gun and that i therefore have no business expressing any opinion on guns. i disagree with that premise. but i now know exactly what it's like to shoot an ar-15 assault rifle. and for that matter, a browning m-2 machine gun. both of which astonishingly are completely legal. i can tell you that none of that has changed my opinion on guns. if anything, it's made it stronger. tonight i'll be talking to people on all sides of this raging debate. we begin with exclusive details on an extraordinary rescue of a nearly 6-year-old boy who was held hostage in a backyard bunker in alabama. since he's so young, we're using his first name, ethan. he was released from a hospital just a while ago. and we honor the life of the
Feb 23, 2013 11:15pm EST
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Feb 12, 2013 1:00pm PST
it without fetishizing it. that does it for us in the cycle. martin, it's all yours. >> thank you so much. good afternoon. it's tuesday, february 12th, and the president deals with a new threat from north korea just hours before delivering his state of the union address. >> north korea's latest provecation, the reclusive communist country announced that it conducted a third nuclear test. >> north korea's foreign ministry is threatening measures of greater intensity. >> it seems to be designed to coincide with president obama's state of the union address. >> they represent a serious threat to the united states. >> this is a serious challenge to the obama administration. >> security council just met to discuss north korea's highly provocative nuclear test. >> this one has set off some alarm bells, particularly because of the size of the blast. >> this is really a message for the united states. >> one thing that would get their attention and china's attention is if you give nuclear weapons to south korea and china. i think he looks like a knuckle head. >> like a nincompoop. ♪ >> we
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